Due to high seasonal demand, accommodation in Kenya is extremely limited for July and August 2019. Travellers thinking of visiting Kenya during these months are advised to plan their trip for another period in the year.

Destinations
Holiday Ideas
  • Travel Style
  • Interests and Activities
  • Tour Ideas by Month
  • Continents and Regions

Kenya Spotting the Big Five

  • Highlights
From the open plains of the Masai Mara, to the shimmery pink waters of Lake Nauru and the swamps of Amboseli, this safari combines three of the most picturesque regions of Kenya. This 8-day tour provides the perfect opportunity to spot the Big 5 and to capture some diverse scenery. 

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi

Feel swept onto the set of Out of Africa…

·         Arrive at Nairobi International Airport.

·         Stop off at an elephant orphanage and meet the charges!

·         Visit the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and a giraffe sanctuary. 

Visited:
Nairobi
Accomodation
Night im Eka Hôtel (Nairobi)

Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve

The most famous park of them all…

·         Travel to Kenya’s fertile highlands.

·         Pass Longonot satellite and a road built by POWs.

·         Arrive in Masai Mara Park and take a game drive. 

Visited:
Nairobi Maasai Mara
Accomodation
Mara Sekenani Camp (Maasai Mara)

Day 3: Meet the Local Masai People

Time to meet the locals…

·         Wake early for breakfast and a game drive.

·         Visit a local Masai village and learn their traditions.

·         Take an afternoon game drive, returning at sunset. 

Visited:
Maasai Mara
Accomodation
Mara Sekenani Camp (Maasai Mara)

Day 4: Wildlife at Lake Nakuru National Park

Look out for endangered Rothschild Giraffe…

·         Head across acres of wheat - the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya.

·         Cross the floor of the Rift Valley and up Mai-Mahiu.

·         Take a game drive through Lake Nakuru Park.

Visited:
Maasai Mara Lake Nakuru National Park Lac Elementaita
Accomodation
Sentrim Elementaita Lodge (Elementaita)

Day 5: Boat Ride at the Lake Naivasha

Leave the Rift Valley behind…

·         Jump on a boat ride over Lake Naivasha.

·         Stop off for lunch in Nairobi.

·         Continue south to Amboseli Park. 

Visited:
Lac Elementaita Lake Naivasha Amboseli National Park
Accomodation
Night im Amboseli Sentrim Camp (Amboseli National Park)

Day 6: Game Drive at Amboseli National Park

The delights of the Kenyan south…

·         Enjoy a full-day game drive with a picnic lunch.

·         Return to your lodge and relax by the pool.

·         Feast on a delicious dinner at your lodge. 

Visited:
Amboseli National Park
Accomodation
Night im Amboseli Sentrim Camp (Amboseli National Park)

Day 7: End of your Journey

Catch your last views of Kilimanjaro…

·         Depart Amboseli and head across the Athi Plains.

·         Arrive in Nairobi and transfer to the airport.

·         Fly home and come back soon!

Visited:
Amboseli National Park Nairobi

Nairobi Maasai Mara Lake Nakuru National Park Lac Elementaita Lake Naivasha Amboseli National Park

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,790 / 7 days
Excluding international flights
02 Persons 04 Persons 06 Persons Single Supplement
Price per person in Minibus (from Jan 3 to Mar 31 2017) £1,580 £1,270 £1,170 £250
Price per person in 4WD vehicle (from Jan 3 to Mar 31 2017) £1,780 £1,370 £1,230 £250
Price per person in Minibus (from Apr 1 to Jun 30 2017) £1,550 £1,240 £1,130 £70
Price per person in 4WD vehicle (from Apr 1 to Jun 30 2017) £1,750 £1,340 £1,200 £70
Price per person in Minibus (from Jul 1 to Oct 31 2017) £1,580 £1,270 £1,170 £250
Price per person in 4WD vehicle (from Jul 1 to Oct 31 2017) £1,790 £1,380 £1,240 £250
Price per person in Minibus (from Nov 1 to Dec 15 2017) £1,550 £1,240 £1,130 £70
Price per person in 4WD vehicle (from Nov 1 to Dec 15 2017) £1,750 £1,340 £1,200 £70

Included in price:

  • Meet and greet services
  • Airport Transfers in safari minibus or mini coach on private basis
  • All transport and game drives on safari sector in a minibus or 4x4 vehicle with pop-up roof (maximum 7 passengers) with English speaking driver-guide on private basis
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • One mineral water bottle per person per day on game drives
  • Visit of an authentic Masai Village
  • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha

Not included in price:

  • Visas and international flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Driver-guide gratuities
  • Drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature

Itinerary not quite right for you?

Other tour ideas

Elsewhere in the world